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Apple Watch Announced At $349; To Be Available From Early 2015

At last, the most awaited wearable device from the stable of Apple has been unveiled dubbed as Apple Watch. Apple has forayed into wearable segment with Apple watch with aplomb with host of features. Apple Watch and will give tough competition to Samsung, LG and Motorola etc. for their wearable devices. The Apple Watch can be synced with new iPhone 6 series and also with iPhone 5, 5s or 5c running the latest version of iOS 8. This watch is priced at $349, and will start shipping from early next year.


Apple Watch is capable of sending and receiving messages, answering calls to your iPhone, and with Digital Touch, sending something as personal as your own heartbeat. Apple Watch also introduces comprehensive health and fitness apps.  Apple Watch is available in three distinct variants—Apple Watch, Apple Watch Sport and Apple Watch Edition, which are available in two different sizes, 38 mm and 42 mm.The enclosures of Apple Watch are crafted from custom alloys of polished or space black stainless steel, space gray or silver anodized aluminum and 18-karat rose or yellow gold.


Apple Watch will run on iOS-based user interface created specifically for this device. Apple Watch features the Digital Crown, which will eanable the users to scroll, zoom and navigate fluidly, without obstructing the display. The Digital Crown also serves as the Home button and a convenient way to access Siri. The Retina display on Apple Watch features Force Touch, a technology that senses the difference between a tap and a press, providing a new way to quickly and easily access controls within apps. Apple Watch introduces the Taptic Engine and a built-in speaker that together discreetly enable an entirely new vocabulary of alerts and notifications you can both hear and feel. Apple Watch also features Wi-Fi 802.11b/g and Bluetooth 4.0 to pair seamlessly with your iPhone.

11-apple-iphone-6-apple-watch-100914Apple Watch includes a very useful Activity app designed to help motivate you to be more active throughout the day, and an all-new Workout app designed to provide the metrics you need during dedicated workout sessions. Apple Watch uses the accelerometer, a built-in heart rate sensor, GPS and Wi-Fi from your iPhone to provide a comprehensive picture of your daily activity.

Apple Watch also incorporated new Apple Pay feature which has also been introduced on new iPhone 6 series of smratphones.

“Apple introduced the world to several category-defining products, the Mac, iPod, iPhone and iPad,” said Tim Cook, Apple’s CEO. “And once again Apple is poised to captivate the world with a revolutionary product that can enrich people’s lives. It’s the most personal product we’ve ever made.”

“With Apple Watch, we’ve developed multiple technologies and an entirely new user interface specifically for a device that’s designed to be worn. It blurs the boundary between physical object and user interface,” said Jony Ive, Apple’s senior vice president of Design. “We’ve created an entire range of products that enable unparalleled personalization.”

Apple Watch will be available in three collections – Apple Watch, with a polished or space black stainless steel case and a choice of straps; Apple Watch Sport, with a space gray or silver anodized aluminum case and Sport Band; and Apple Watch Edition, with an 18-karat rose or yellow gold case and a choice of straps exclusive to this collection. Apple Watch straps include the Sport Band in black, blue, green, pink and white; the Classic Buckle in black and midnight blue; the Leather Loop in bright blue, light brown and stone; the Modern Buckle in midnight blue, brown, soft pink, rose gray and bright red; the Milanese Loop in stainless steel; and the Link Bracelet in brushed stainless steel and polished space black.


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